This course is a transitional introductory course combining speaking and writing skills. Offered only occasionally during sabbatical replacements. Suitable for students progressing from 215 or students from 217 with a B- or lower. Can fulfill prerequisites for 300 level courses as if it were 217. Focus on grammar review of complex tenses, vocabulary building, writing and analytical skills, and oral competency. Offered: occasionally. Prerequisite: C or better in SPA 215, B- or lower in SPA 217, or placement test, and/or permission of instructor. Signature required for students from 217, or without 215 prerequisite.